Yesterday images popped up online, which claimed to be explicit nude images of NBA star Steph Curry.
The images quickly went viral, and for most of yesterday, Steph was the #1 trending topic on Twitter.
Well this morning, Steph’s wife Ayesha responded to the alleged nudes leak. And she did it with humor.
Ayesha went on Instagram Live and gave fans a recipe for eggplant parmesan. And look at her face, when she says the word “eggplant.”
Steph and Ayesha have been married for almost 10 years, and the couple have 3 children together. Steph, who is devoutly Christian, is one of the few NBA players who is not plagued with cheating rumors.
So fans were shocked when they learned that d*ck pics of Steph were allegedly floating around online.
“Of course it’s not him,” a Warriors source told Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Curry’s agent, Jeff Austin, echoed that sentiment to Alex Raskin of the Daily Mail, saying the pictures are “absolutely” not of the two-time NBA MVP.
Not much is known about the set of photos or where they originated from, but if they were hacked and uploaded without the Currys’ consent, they would almost certainly violate laws against revenge porn.
Let’s get to some questions about what we know, what laws may have been violated, and what happens from here.
If it occurred in California, where the Currys live, this is illegal.
Penal Code Section 647(j)(4) says it is illegal to “[distribute] the images, where the victim is identifiable; with the intent to cause serious emotional distress to the victim; and the victim actually suffered such distress.”
The crime is a misdemeanor, with punishment of up to six months in jail, and a fine up to $1,000.